Eric Metaxas Doubles-Down on His Belief That Those Who Oppose Trump are “Demonic”

Last week on the Eric Metaxas Show, Franklin Graham said that the efforts to impeach Donald Trump were “almost a demonic power.”  Metaxas, the conservative pundit and court evangelical, responded with these words: ” I would disagree, it’s not almost demonic.  You know and I know that at the heart it’s a spiritual battle.”  When … Continue reading Eric Metaxas Doubles-Down on His Belief That Those Who Oppose Trump are “Demonic”

Court evangelical: Kamala Harris has a “Jezebel spirit” and is a satanic “chameleon” secretly working as an “Obama surrogate”

Early in the 2016 presidential campaign, Lance Wallnau, a leading figure in the Independent Network Charismatic (INC) movement, received a word from God: “Donald Trump is a wrecking ball to the spirit of political correctness.” When Wallnau’s prophecy caught the attention of Trump’s evangelical supporters, he was invited to attend a meeting with the candidate … Continue reading Court evangelical: Kamala Harris has a “Jezebel spirit” and is a satanic “chameleon” secretly working as an “Obama surrogate”

Robert Jeffress’s New Book Offers Instructions on How to Pray for America’s Restoration as a Christian Nation

On Tuesday night, I wrote about Albert Mohler’s new book. Today it is Robert Jeffress’s turn. I saw that the first five chapters of his new book Praying for America were available for free download and I was going to try to carve out some time to read and comment on them. But Peter Montgomery at … Continue reading Robert Jeffress’s New Book Offers Instructions on How to Pray for America’s Restoration as a Christian Nation

Editor of *First Things* Magazine: “There are many things more precious than life”

An editor of a magazine or journal sets it ideological course. R.R. Reno, a conservative Catholic, is the editor of First Things. Since it was founded by Richard John Neuhaus in 1990, First Things has been a beacon of the pro-life movement.  So forgive me for being surprised at Reno’s latest article: “Say “No” To Death’s Dominion.” Here … Continue reading Editor of *First Things* Magazine: “There are many things more precious than life”

Court Evangelical Steven Strang Takes a Shot at Romney and Says Impeachment Was From the “Pit of Hell.”

Most Americans have never heard of Steven Strang.  I’ve written about him here and in Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump.  Strang is the editor of Charisma Magazine, a magazine and website that represents Pentecostal and charismatic Christians in the United States.  Many of the court evangelical “prophets” who think Trump is the new King Cyrus … Continue reading Court Evangelical Steven Strang Takes a Shot at Romney and Says Impeachment Was From the “Pit of Hell.”

Court Evangelical Paula White Prays for the Miscarriage of “Satanic Pregnancies”

Here is Trump’s closest spiritual adviser, court evangelical Paula White: Presidential spiritual adviser Paula White takes authority over the marine kingdom, the animal kingdom, and all “satanic pregnancies” that seek to harm Trump or the church. pic.twitter.com/pmrJEIxCHk — Right Wing Watch (@RightWingWatch) January 24, 2020 If you can’t see the video in the tweet, watch … Continue reading Court Evangelical Paula White Prays for the Miscarriage of “Satanic Pregnancies”

Thoughts on the “Evangelicals for Trump” Rally

Earlier this evening Donald Trump launched his “Evangelicals for Trump” campaign with a speech at a Miami megachurch. The King Jesus International Ministry Church, a Hispanic megachurch, was filled with court evangelicals.  Prior to Trump’s speech, some of them laid their hands on the president and prayed for him.  This group included Paula White, Jack … Continue reading Thoughts on the “Evangelicals for Trump” Rally

What are the Court Evangelicals Saying About Yesterday’s Impeachment and Trump’s Responses?

Watch: So far none of the court evangelicals have said that Trump is right about Dingell because the former Michigan congressman did not accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior before he died. But I would not put it past any one of them to say this. Sarah Pulliam Bailey has it covered at The … Continue reading What are the Court Evangelicals Saying About Yesterday’s Impeachment and Trump’s Responses?

It’s the Eve of Impeachment and the Demons are Back

Some of you may remember when Fox News fired conservative radio personality Todd Starnes for saying that Democrats worship a god who supports child sacrifice.  Today, court evangelical Franklin Graham came on his new show to talk about the impeachment of Donald Trump.  Listen here. A few highlights: Graham starts out with some American “history.”  … Continue reading It’s the Eve of Impeachment and the Demons are Back

Metaxas: Peter Wehner’s Article in *The Atlantic* is PREPOSTEROUS

Many of you have seen Peter Wehner‘s piece at The Atlantic titled “Are Trump’s Critics Demonically Possessed.”  Wehner is responding specifically to Franklin Graham’s appearance on the Eric Metaxas radio program.  Watch (or if you can’t see the tweet, click here.) Franklin Graham calls anyone opposed to Trump “demonic” pic.twitter.com/8RGywx46GE — Jason Campbell (@JasonSCampbell) November 21, … Continue reading Metaxas: Peter Wehner’s Article in *The Atlantic* is PREPOSTEROUS

Thoughts on Rick Perry’s Claim that Donald Trump is the “Chosen One”

In 2006, while serving as governor of Texas, Rick Perry was asked whether non-Christians will spend eternity in hell. “I don’t know that there’s any human being that has the ability to interpret what God and his final decision-making is going to be,’ Perry said.  He added: “That’s what the faith says. I understand, and … Continue reading Thoughts on Rick Perry’s Claim that Donald Trump is the “Chosen One”

Pro-Trump Evangelical: “When you look at the women who were literally scratching the doors of the Supreme Court building and pounding the doors, it was like someone having a tantrum when they couldn’t get their way…”

Michael Brown, a pro-Trump radio pundit, recently appeared on court evangelical Steven Strang‘s podcast and talked about the attempts to impeach Donald Trump .  The title of the podcast is “Are Demonic Spirits Influencing the Trump Impeachment Process.”  (I am not sure why Strang decided to frame his title in the form of a question … Continue reading Pro-Trump Evangelical: “When you look at the women who were literally scratching the doors of the Supreme Court building and pounding the doors, it was like someone having a tantrum when they couldn’t get their way…”

For the Court Evangelicals, Impeachment is a Spiritual Battle

Over the past couple of weeks several reporters have asked me if I think impeachment will draw conservative evangelicals away from Donald Trump. At this point, I can’t imagine such a thing happening. As I recently told The Huffington Post, impeachment will only rally parts of the evangelical base. Here, for example, is court evangelical Robert … Continue reading For the Court Evangelicals, Impeachment is a Spiritual Battle

Religious News Service Talks to Franklin Graham About Impeachment

The court evangelical Franklin Graham remains loyal to Trump amid the House of Representative impeachment inquiry.  Today Yonat Shimron of Religion News Service spoke with Graham.  Rather than addressing the fact that the President of the United States called a foreign power to tell him to dig up dirt on the president’s political rival, Graham … Continue reading Religious News Service Talks to Franklin Graham About Impeachment

The Chief Court Evangelical Weighs In on Impeachment

Last Friday The Washington Post published my piece titled “How evangelical leaders surrounded Clinton during the last presidential impeachment process.”  In that piece I wrote: In his memoir, Clinton specifically mentions Campolo and MacDonald as two of three pastors he asked to counsel him for at least once a month for an indefinite period. (The third … Continue reading The Chief Court Evangelical Weighs In on Impeachment